As I’m sure you know already, one of the downsides to 5 gallon buckets is how big and bulky they are. This is why shipping them is so expensive and why I advocate finding free buckets from local shops.
But five gallon inventors have created a solution!
Stainless steel is the apex of building materials – stronger than plastic and more weather resilient than metal or wood. For the best quality buckets available – heirloom buckets – nothing outclasses stainless steel.
A Disease Destroying Surface
Stainless steel is like Death Valley, Nevada for bacteria. Tiny life can’t find a purchase on its bright, smooth surface. That’s why commercial kitchens and surgery rooms are absolutely covered in SS. It’s best to use stainless steel any time where hygiene matters.
Take an ordinary metal galvanized bucket – and streeetch it tall and thin – and you’ve got yourself a French bucket.
Like the French people, French buckets are “artsier” than a standard utilitarian american bucket.
Few people still heat with wood, but it’s still a very economical way to warm a building, especially with highly efficient fireplace inserts or new clean-burning technologies such as the rocket stove.
The most popular way to deal with excess of fireplace ash is in a nice sturdy metal ash bucket next have next to your fire area. Just make sure you never confuse your cremation urns with your ash buckets!
Have you ever wanted to ride in a person-sized bucket, not over niagara falls – but up into the sky?
Probably not, but someone somewhere did have that vision and created the bucket truck.
Most people only see bucket trucks when there’s a downed power line – it’s a quicker and safer way to fix a blown transformer box than shimmying up a power pole with spiky boots and rope.
You’ll also hear them called “cherry pickers” by those who don’t speak electrician’s lingo.
This is the “girl next door” of bucket trucks — attractive yet attainable. It’s one of the most affordable bucket trucks ever sold.